Stephen Meyer Elected Chair of Board of Trustees
The Alma College Board of Trustees has elected new officers and approved the appointment of four new members effective July 1.
Stephen F. Meyer of Skaneateles, N.Y., was elected chair of the board. He replaces Candace Dugan, who will continue to serve as a trustee after the past four years as board chair.
Meyer, a native of Alma, is president and chief executive officer of Welch Allyn, a leading global provider of medical diagnostic products and solutions located in Skaneateles Falls, N.Y. He joined the Alma board in 2006 and has served as vice chair since 2011.
Active professionally and within the community, Meyer serves on the board of directors for TIDI Medical Products LLC, Health Industry Distributors Association Foundation, Advanced Medical Technology Association and the New York Centerstate Corporation for Economic Opportunity.
He is a past board member and chairman of MedTech (Central New York's Medical Technology Association), past board member and president of the Health Industry Manufacturers Marketing Council, past board member of The American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation and past president and chairman of Hiawatha Seaway Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
A 1980 graduate of Alma College, Meyer has a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Rochester.
Additional Board Officers, New Members Selected
Mike Sherman, chief executive officer of Dawson Companies and a resident of Rocky River, Ohio, was elected vice chair of the board. He has served on the board since 2008.
Marcia Nunn, retired general counsel for Automotive Components Holdings LLC and a resident of Northville, was elected secretary. Nunn has served on the board since 2004.
The Board also approved the appointment of four new members. Joining the board are:
• Patrick Byrne, a 1985 Alma College graduate and an administrative partner with Snell & Wilmer, an Arizona-based law firm that opened an office in Las Vegas in 2001. He is a member of the State of Nevada’s Commission on Judicial Discipline.
• Cardell Johnson, a 2002 graduate and senior policy adviser to the chief of staff at the Environmental Protection Agency of the Inspector General in Washington, D.C. He attended graduate school at the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University.
• Carolyn Schultz, a 1984 graduate and senior quality assurance scientist with Pfizer. With Pfizer, she oversees FDA compliance. Prior to her position with Pfizer, she worked 15 years for Amway Corporation. She has been active on the Alma College Alumni Board since 2002.
• Matthew Steinmetz, a 1984 graduate and corporate partner/attorney with Kirkland & Ellis LLP in Chicago. His specialties include corporate, leveraged acquisitions, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and restructuring. He has a law degree from the University of Notre Dame.
Posted: Mon, May 14th, 2012 at 11:09AM